Best of Brainwave: The Assassin of my Dreams

    Wednesday March 20, 2013 @ 1:00 PM

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    A filmed conversation between punk band original and (out)spoken- word artist Henry Rollins and  neuroscientist David Eagleman as they hunt down the assassin of Rollins’ dreams.

    Post-screening discussion with Dr. Andrew W. Varga in celebration of Brain Awareness Week.

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    About the Speaker

    Dr. Andrew W. Varga is a neuroscientist and sleep medicine physician in the NYU Sleep Disorders Center. He earned a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, attended medical school at New York Medical College, and completed a residency in Neurology at Harvard - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in Sleep Medicine at NYU and has remained there as faculty.

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    The Buddha said that everything is illusion. What did he mean by that? This sixth edition of Brainwave will enlist the aid of neuroscientists to help us understand how the perception of our world is shaped by the surprising adaptability of our brains. Brainwave includes talks, special film screenings followed by discussions, interactive workshops, and much more! 

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